IUFRO World Congress 2024

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Date: June 23, 2024 - June 29, 2024
Date: June 23, 2024
All-day event
Start date: June 23, 2024
End date: June 29, 2024

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will host its World Congress during 23-29 June 2024 in Stockholm, hosted by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the City of Stockholm. The overarching theme for this year’s congress is “Forests and Society Towards 2050”.

“The IUFRO World Congress is one of the largest global forest events, held every five years since 1893. The congress gives a unique opportunity to gather worldwide leading scientists and top leaders to contribute and co-create for a sustainable future within forestry, climate and society – aligned with the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The IUFRO World Congress 2024 is a collaborative global network platform with great opportunity for knowledge sharing and getting access to the latest science and research.” The event aims to set future research agendas, roadmaps for coming generations, and to connect researchers across the world.


The congress is organised thematically, with each day focussed on a particular theme.

  • Monday: Forests for sustainable societies
  • Tuesday: Strenghtening forest resilience and adaptation to stress
  • Thursday: Towards a responsible forest bioeconomy
  • Friday: Forest biosiversity and its ecosystem services
  • Saturday: Forests for the future

Find out more about the programme here.

Date and time

The congress will take place during 23-29 June 2024.


The congress will take place in-person in Stockholm.